Festival express [DVD] / a Thinkfilm release ; Gavin Poolman and John Trapman present a film by Bob Smeaton
DVD | New Line Home Entertainment | 2004. | Widescreen ed.
Available at Bon Air DVD (DVD FES) plus 1 more
2 videodiscs (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; widescreen (1.85:1).
In English with English and Spanish subtitles ; Closed-captioned.
Title from disc surface.
The Band, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends ; Flying Burrito Brothers ; Grateful Dead ; Buddy Guy Blues Band ; Ian & Sylvia & the Great Speckled Bird ; Janis Joplin ; Mashmakhan ; Sha Na Na.
Producers, Gavin Poolman, John Trapman ; director, Bob Smeaton ; director of photography, Peter Biziou ; editor, Eammon Power.
MPAA rating: R for some language.
In 1970, such names as Janis Joplin, The Band, and The Grateful Dead traveled by a customized train for five days to Toronto, Calgary, and Winnipeg for a mega-concert at each stop. This experience was filmed and some footage was locked away, until now.
Special features include over 50 minutes of never-before-seen footage including Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, the Band, and more ; extended interviews with Bob Weir, Buddy Guy, Ken Walker, Phil Lesh and more ; The making of "Festival express" ; photo gallery ; theatrical trailer.
Band (Musical group)
Delaney & Bonnie (Musical group)
Flying Burrito Bros.
Grateful Dead (Musical group)
Buddy Guy Blues Band.
Ian & Sylvia.
Great Speckled Bird (Musical group)
Mashmakhan (Musical group)
Sha Na Na (Musical group)
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
N7573 Warner Home Video